Model Details

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56088

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 2003 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 56088
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 56 (Type 5)
Class 56 (Type 5)
Designer: British Rail
Class Information: During the early 1970’s the need for more powerful dedicated heavy freight diesel-electric motive power led to the development of the Class 56 in order to haul the newly introduced Merry-Go-Round dedicated coal traffic. The Class 56 was to be the first newly designed diesel in 15-years and was first of the second generation diesels used by British Rail. The Class 56 was nick-named “Grids” due to the expanded metal mesh grille located at cab ends. More...
Weight: 126 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
CO-CO
Model Information: Length - 254mm.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

2003

2003
Company: EWS - English, Welsh and Scottish Railway
Logo: EWS Logo
Logo Years: 1996 - 2007
English, Welsh and Scottish Railway
Livery: EWS Maroon & Yellow
EWS Maroon & Yellow
Livery Details: Maroon with yellow stripe.
Company Information: EWS is the largest British rail freight company, formed after the break-up of British Rail.

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Previous: 4020 - April 2020
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Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2003 R.2288C 2003
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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YEAR MOTOR
2003 Ringfield

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R.2288C - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2003
R.2288C Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2003


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